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What Would Be The Reason For Drooling Saliva A Week After Tonsillectomy And Adenoidectomy
Drooling: Many patients, especially children, after this surgery will avoid swallowing due to pain. Also, surgery will cause increased inflammation in the mouuth leading to more salivation. This will clear up after a few days. Do not take medicines to dry things up as these increase the risk iof bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
10 days postoperative tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy. My daughter says her mouth is "foamy". What should she be doin? She is drinking water constantly
Foamy: Probably nothing. Symptom should resolve three weeks after procedure. Should not be gargling. ...Read more
My 5 yr old daughter had an adenoidectomy but was not given any medicines for healing. Her mouth smells really bad now. What could be the reason?
Totally normal: Some doctors give antibiotics to help prevent the odor but the most common complaint from parents that i hear about children who have adenoidectomy's is a several days of very foul breath. It goes away and is nothing to worry about. It occurs because in the back of the nose when the adenoids are removed tissue left behind becomes colonized with bacteria. This is only temporary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 weeks since my tonsillectomy/ adenoidectomy nd woke up with a slight sore throat. Is that normal?
I had a tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy 2 weeks ago & 98% of my scabs are off & tonight I noticed little white spots in my throat. could it be strep?
See your surgeon: I doubt it is a strep but it could be post op infection see your surgeon ...Read more
My toddler will not eat after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy because she says everything tastes horrible.Why is that?Is her taste buds damaged?
Tonsillectomy: Having your tonsils and adenoids removed is not a pleasant experience! a youngster is unfamiliar with the pain and discomfort that follows, and may simply be describing that as "food tasting horrible". I recommend that soft foods, non-acidic foods, ice pops, sherbet, and other soothing foods be included in her diet until she feels more "adventurous" and ready to return to her normal diet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Think soft and bland: The texture of the food should be soft after tonsil surgery. Warm or cold temperature is generally fine, and depends on patient preference. Avoid anything carbonated, acidic, spicy, or very salty as these types of food often make the pain worse. If you can't eat, just maintain hydration with plenty of fluids until eating becomes more comfortable. ...Read more
10 to 14 days.: Most patients in any age group recover from a t and a in 10 to 14 days. It is a very painful operation but in the hands of a competent surgeon, there is about a 1% chance of bleeding. In my experience, most patients are quite well in about 10 to 14 days. ...Read more
Be patient: The best thing to do is follow your post surgery instructions diligently to facilitate proper recovery and healing of the tonsil beds. Early displacement of the scabs can lead to bleeding and possible return to the operating room. ...Read more
Gimmick: Laser tonsillectomy is almost never necessary, and will make it more painful. Generally ENT surgeons will use one of 3 methods these days: electrocautery pen, "coblation", or a "cold" technique with a tonsil snare. Lasers are usually reserved for cases of tonsil cancer. They are not safer, faster, less expensive, or associated with decreased pain... So don't buy into hype about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nausea is only getting worse 6 days after my tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy whether I eat or not. Zofran barely helps. what can I do?
My 7yr old son had tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy three days ago. He now has a bad cough can be take cough medicine such as Zarbee's Naturals?
Cough : That will do him no harm. If it persists let your ENT see him ...Read more
Recovery: Recovery from tonsillectomy takes at least 2 weeks. Stay off work or schooh for 1 week. No strenuous activity for 2 weeks. Slight pain can persist for a few weeks whenever one yawns. ...Read more
Not usually: Most adults feel poorly for 10-14 days after tonsillectomy and that is normal. The throat typically looks nasty during that period and a low grade fever often accompanies mild dehydration. Drinking lots of fluids will help, but until you are eating better, the recovery is slow. Force fluids and advance your diet to feel better. Sometimes gentle warm salt water gargling can help as well. ...Read more
How long after?: How long ago did your son have his t&a surgery? Where is the mucus you are seeing? It is not unusual to see cream to white colored material (fibrinous exudate) on the tongue, palate and back of throat for up to 2 weeks after tonsil surgery. Check with your son's surgeon to be sure there are no other issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more
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